Surveyors to look at damage in SE Arkansas - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Surveyors to look at damage in SE Arkansas

FORDYCE, Ark. (AP) - The National Weather Service says no injuries or deaths were reported when high winds and suspected tornadoes struck the state Sunday night.

Meteorologist B.J. Simpson says the most significant damage in the state was about 4 miles northeast of Fordyce, where houses were damaged and trees and power lines were knocked down. The weather service will send a team out Monday to determine whether it was a tornado or high winds that caused the damage.

Simpson says the storm system that produced the suspected tornado near Fordyce had strong rotation for about 120 miles across the southeastern part of the state.

There were also reports of tornadoes in Dallas, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln and Lonoke counties.

Entergy Arkansas says more than 3,600 customers were without power Monday morning.

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